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This was found on some fruit that came into a grocery store. - Belostoma - male

This was found on some fruit that came into a grocery store. - Belostoma - Male
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
August 25, 2011

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That's certainly an interesting place to find a giant water bug!

 
Are those eggs on it's back?
Are those eggs on it's back? I thought water bugs looked like cockroaches.

 
Yes, the tall grey structures
Yes, the tall grey structures are eggs. Belostomatids tend to lay their eggs on the backs of the males. There are also a few red mites present.

 
Thanks for the information!
Thanks for the information!